January 26, 2009

Golf World February 2, 2009

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Cover Photo Courtesy Of Condé Nast Archives

BUNKER

Will giving up vices help your game?

LPGA modifies its 1-in-4 rule

Six good balls that won't hurt the wallet

The club that made 'Big' all the rage

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

Today's pros are particular about grips

By E. Michael Johnson

It's time to rethink golf's staid dress code

By Ron Sirak

Here's what Phil Mickelson did on his winter vacation

By Bob Verdi

TOUR TALK

CHAMPIONS TOUR

PGA TOUR

A swing change and a new attitude lift Pat Perez to his first victory

Despite Sunday collapse, Steve Stricker's bound to bounce back

Brian Bateman cooks up a return at the Bob Hope Classic

Ryo Ishikawa, 17, will be the ­second-youngest ever to play the Masters

EUROPEAN TOUR

Alvaro Quiros masters Qatar

AMATEURS SPOTLIGHT

Former tour pro Joe Inman gets comfortable coaching college golf

FEATURES

The possibility of losing its longtime sponsor is one of myriad challenges facing the once-starry event bearing Bob Hope's name

By Bob Verdi

Dustin Johnson, perhaps the best athlete on the PGA Tour, cleared dark, daunting hurdles as a teen

By Jim Moriarty

The fate of the Greenbrier, the financially troubled West Virginia resort with a rich golf history, will be known soon. Gambling could be part of the mix

By Matt Ginella

Our annual list of the best places to purchase your golf gear

By the Editors

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